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Deputy Crown Prince meets freed Saudi diplomat

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Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nayef greeted Saudi diplomat Abdullah al-Khalidi upon his arrival to Riyadh on Monday after he was freed from al-Qaeda in Yemen.


Abdullah al-Khalidi, a deputy consul in the southern port city of Aden was kidnapped on March 28, 2012.


Last September, he appeared in a nearly two-minute video with his head covered and sporting a long beard as he appealed for Riyadh to negotiate his release.

Read full story here: Saudi diplomat held by al-Qaeda in Yemen freed